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n. pl. hill·bil·lies Often Offensive
A person from the backwoods or a remote mountain area.
[hill + Billy, a nickname for William.]
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n, pl -lies
1. usually derogatory an unsophisticated person, esp from the mountainous areas in the southeastern US
2. (Pop Music) another name for country and western
[C20: from hill + Billy (the nickname)]
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n., pl. -lies,
usage: This term is usually used with disparaging intent, implying that a person who lives far away from a town or city lacks culture or education. However, the term is sometimes used in a humorous way without intent to offend.— Older Slang: Usually Disparaging. n.
1. (a term used to refer to a person from a backwoods or other remote area, esp. from the mountains of the southern U.S.)adj.
2. of, like, or pertaining to hillbillies: hillbilly humor.
[1895–1900, Amer.; hill + Billy, familiar form of William]
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A. N → rústico/a m/f montañés/esa (pej) → palurdo/a m/f
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n → Hinterwäldler(in) m(f) (pej); (female also) → Landpomeranze f (inf)
adj → hinterwäldlerisch (pej); hillbilly music → Hillbilly no art, → Hillbillymusik f
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